- UK wireless operator 3 is licensing The Orchard's indie and world music catalog for full-song downloads, videos and ringtones.

- The Webby Awards have opened its call for entries, adding some 30 new categories. Among them is a music video award for Internet premiers, Best Music Site, Best Celebrity/Fan site and Best Radio Site.

- The Independent Online Distribution Alliance scored a worldwide digital distribution deal with physical distribution firms New Note, DBN, Dekanil, and DLN, as well as label Jungle Records.